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 News    May 1, 2019

Another fine sunset | Through Your Lens

Lee Lageschulte sent us this photo of the glorious sunset Tuesday, April 30, from a vantage point on Sunset Avenue. The weather is heating up, so now is the perfect time to head out at night to catch... Full story

 News    May 1, 2019

Edmonds resident Nancy Katims launches campaign for Edmonds School Board

Edmonds resident Nancy Katims announced her candidacy Wednesday, May 1, for the open District 5 position on the Edmonds School Board, sharing early endorsements from local leaders and detailing her...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    May 1, 2019

‘Endgame’: Marvel at this l Chuck’s World

I gave a friend a ride to the grocery store the other day, and while I was waiting for him to check out, I walked over to the DVD kiosk to look at titles. I never rent a film from one of these, but...

 News    May 1, 2019

It's nesting season in Edmonds

It’s nesting season in Edmonds parks, which mean nests can be in the brush, in trees, on and off the trails. Here, a hummingbird feeds her kids.... Full story

 By Diana White    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Council should consider Indigenous acknowledgments before meetings | Guest View

I am an enrolled member of the Prairie Band Potowatomi Tribe, and my ancestors are from the Cherokee Nation. I respectfully ask the Edmonds City Council to consider adding a land acknowledgment statement of indigenous peoples to council meetings and...


Discounted utilities, former Beacon editor, Art Walk Edmonds | Letters

Discounted utilities could help cost-burdened households I appreciated the article, “City’s deeper look into homelessness shows hidden problems” (April 18). The piece cited an important fact: More cost-burdened households are homeowners, and...


Out with the old, in with the new – it’s spring! | Moment's Notice

The weather has been so confusing this year that the first day of spring came and went without much notice. Suddenly, though, perhaps because of all of the bunnies hopping around the backyard, poking... Full story

 By Jenny Murphy    General    May 1, 2019

A case for travel: The rain slicker files | Off the Cuff

It was April 17. I had just celebrated my 50th birthday. Now I was on a plane to London. Suddenly it occurred to me that I left my rain slicker at the airport. My mind raced. “Drat, did I leave it...

 A&E    May 1, 2019

Edmonds' Puget Sound Bird Fest announces 2 changes

Organizing are promising big changes for the “all-new” Puget Sound Bird Fest Sept. 13- 15 in Edmonds. The 15th annual event features three days of speakers, guided walks, field trips, boat tours, exhibits, and educational activities for children...


‘Best Book I Ever Read Poster Contest’ winners

Winners of the “Best Book I Ever Read Poster Contest” were announced April 17 in the Edmonds Plaza Room above the Edmonds Library. A program of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission, the contest is...

 A&E    May 1, 2019

Ashley Song named to Edmonds Arts Commission

Edmonds Arts Commission’s newest commissioner, Ashley Song, is an Edmonds resident and a King County Council legislative aide who says she has a passion for historic preservation, art history, graphic design and photography. Song said she is...


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